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Thread directory Rikki Board owner 12/06/2021 (Mon) 20:11:18 ID: 321f2a No.554 [Reply]
Languages 🇸🇦 Arabic >>188 🇨🇳 Chinese >>20 🇬🇧 English >>16 🟩 Esperanto >>32 🇫🇷 French >>18 🇩🇪 German >>30 🇯🇵 Japanese >>33 🏛️ Latin >>76 🇵🇹 Portuguese >>486 🇷🇺 Russian >>21 🇸🇰 Slovak >>442 🇪🇸 Spanish >>266
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General Meta >>1 Challenges >>526 Resources >>2 Q&A >>550 Books >>328 Journal >>557
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Вы не можете выучить русский язык Student 09/15/2019 (Sun) 21:54:28 ID: 285982 No.21 [Reply]
Thread dedicated to the Russian language

Russian With Ease
>What we need
Sites and resources to help newcomers learn the language
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oh, another imageboard as dead as a seacucumber
>>656 fuck plebbit
What isn't dead?
>>630 >how different/hard would you say it is compared to English and my native tongue Pretty much the exact opposite in most aspects. Russian is regarded as one of the hardest languages to learn in the world. In all fairness, it's arguably the only one worth learning out of those other languages due to them being irrelevant gookshit, and Finnish. The main hardship in learning Russian is the complex and intricate system of padeji or grammatical cases, as well as declensions. Imagine that every single object in existence has either a masculine, a feminine or a neutral form and you must know by heart how to instantly declinate it in a sentence. >but I forgot that the accent heavily varies all across Russia What are you talking about? Russian doesn't have accents. At best there's a slight "southern drawl" but even that is a stretch. Russian is specifically regarded as being universal across the entirety of the country, where anyone can fully understand each other, unlike most of Europe where there are insane accents and dialects across regions. >Most people also don't speak entirely gramatically correct Russian The fuck are you talking about? Everyone in Russia speaks grammatically correct Russian.
Russian with ease is a pretty handy resource

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Vous ne pouvez pas apprendre le Français Student 09/15/2019 (Sun) 11:05:22 ID: d0511c No.18 [Reply]
Thread dedicated to the French language >Resources TV5 Monde's free French language program https://langue-francaise.tv5monde.com/ Complete French Grammar by Fraser and Squair https://archive.org/details/completefrenchgr00fras/mode/2up Progressive French exercises, principally on verbs by J Reynaud de Lamartinière https://archive.org/details/progressivefren00lamagoog/mode/2up Chardenal's French exercises for advanced pupils https://archive.org/details/chardenalsfrenc00chargoog/mode/2up Grammar exercises https://www.lepointdufle.net/p/grammaire.htm

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>>655 Hey je n'ai pas souvenir d'avoir posté ça. Merci de faire suivre le lien anon. Venez papoter dans la langue de Molière sur La putain de _Planche_ les amis ! >t. proprio de La Planche
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>>531 >Acrimonie Putain mine de rien elle me manque cette planche.
>>658 Pour info, mais rien n'est acté pour le moment je prévois de déménager sur le café sous un nouveau nom (nom un peu trouvé au pif lors d'une rêverie). Ma demande est en attente de traitement sur le fil /meta/ idoine. >pourquoi quitter 8chan ? Pour diverses raisons éthiques, notamment la proximité avec des boards un tantinet déviantes (je ne critique pas mais je pense que ça peut rebuter les primo-arrivants). Le background historique également. L'imposition d'un thème dégueulasse en lien avec le gamergate dernièrement m'a tout de même pas mal motivé. >pourquoi sur anon.cafe? C'est une IB que je visite régulièrement et dont j'apprécie l'esprit général, certaines planches bien que lentes sont trés confites (relax). >pourquoi un nouveau nom ? Envie d'une identité plus marquée, apporter un univers propre plutôt qu'un simple clone francisé au rabais. >pourquoi avoir débuté sur 8chan? Un peu dans la précipitation je l'avoue à la suite de la fermeture des dernières planches francophones. L'ouverture de boards n'étant pas soumise à approbation ça m'a permis de me faire la main et d'expérimenter sur divers aspects du boulot de BO sans trop me casser la tête. >et si anon.cafe refuse d'héberger cet espace ? J'en serais un peu attristé certes, je chercherais d'autres solutions (j'en suis pas encore à héberger ma propre planche). Peut-être trouver un nouveau chan. Supprimer La Planche et repartir sur des bases propres. >La Planche est morte, pourquoi ça marcherait ici ? J'ai fait très peu de publicité pour La Planche jusqu'à présent (entre-autre pour les raisons citées plus haut), voyez-là comme une ébauche. Aussi je ne fréquente que très peu de communautés francophones généralistes et je n'aime pas le tapage. Je compte sur le bouche à oreille (même si j'en ai conscience, les Français ne sont pas nécessairement de grands utilisateurs d'imageboards) et préfère miser sur la qualité que la quantité. Affaire à suivre.
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>>667 Voilà. L'Entremonde. >>>/ent/ Je peaufine encore quelques trucs côté esthétique mais en l'état ça fait le café.

Welcome to /lang/, home of all languages! Student Board owner 09/08/2019 (Sun) 09:48:19 ID: dc127b No.1 [Reply] [Last]
This board is a continuation of various smaller boards from 8ch dedicated to learning new languages, translating documents from one to another and overall just having fun with other anons in the ultimate pursuit of universal knowledge. RULES 1. Global Rules apply here. 2. English is the preferred language outside of threads strictly dedicated to a particular language. 3. Be courteous to other anons, as this is a SFW board. 4. Any material that you have that could be useful to other anons, please, share it! Having videos and resources helps immensely! 5. Our bunker shall be located on https://blablaworld.biz/lang/ but this is to be considered the main board. 6. This thread can be used as a META thread of sorts, so voice all your language related concerns here!
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I could set up a platform where anons could make their own language courses complete with challenges, tests and exercises. Would you be interested in such a thing? >>603 Thanks!, but frankly I don't think we need two bunkers.
>>602 Should be fixed now.
Why is blablaworld.biz kill?
>>620 I still have the domain. I wanna do what I mentioned here >>608
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BlaBlaWorld.biz is online! As something to be improved and built gradually. The site is very barebones now as I only started putting it together. There's a language learning board, as well as one centered on travel and tourism and one for poetry. Yes, /pol/ has been revived. More board topics can be suggested of course. Enjoy! https://blablaworld.biz/index.html

Du kannst nicht Deutsch lernen Student 09/17/2019 (Tue) 21:46:40 ID: 14e499 No.30 [Reply] [Last]
Thread dedicated to the German language

German With Ease
>What we need
Sites and resources to help newcomers learn the language

Also, I do apologize for the lack of stuff, I'm trying to make the board more colorful but just bear with me for a while longer.
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>>569 Funfact: the dialects of Switzerland have their own vocab and grammar, although if you already know Hochdeutsch, you can pick up Swiss german quite easily. The Swiss dialects are part of the same "dialect continuum" (Alemmanic) as the German spoken in Baden-Württemberg, Alsace, Lichtenstein, and the eastern part of Austria. Also, the Alemmanic German has its own wikipedia https://als.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Houptsyte The german swiss subreddit (reddit.comr/Schwiiz) is entirely in swiss German There is a "zürich dialect" grammar books in this folder. https://mega.nz/folder/x4VG3DRL#lqecF4q2ywojGLE0O8cu4A/folder/ItEgnZKb
>>564 wrong and retarded take by either an idiot or a butthurt bavarian/austrian. No, northern german and southern german dialects aren't even close to being unintelligible to each other. Only a few people in the south believe that because I guess they specifically are too retarded to understand northern german dialects somehow and think it works the other way around
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>>643 >Austrians aren't Germans Why didn't anyone tell them that when they joined the German Confederation?
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Translate pl0x.
>>643 Austrians are like the kids who hate their parents and deny them despite using their name and being practically a genetic clone. Sad!

Slovak Student 03/05/2021 (Fri) 18:47:47 ID: 2abc67 No.442 [Reply]
Slovak language is one of the worst to learn t. born in slovakia. Resources Introduction http://www.slovakiasite.com/slovak-language.php A multilingual site to learn Slovak https://slovake.eu/en Bratislava University online course https://www.e-slovak.sk/ Slovak grammar video playlist https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL-9ZxOEIMrWYvSxKl8S7q_Ue6ySg11vYT "We Speak Slovak" webcomic

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>>448 >Sometimes there are two grammatically diffrent sentences that mean the same thing. I am not avare of those, can you give me some examples?
>>463 Zlý psi, zlé psy. Is one of the few and let's not forget that rules mostly around i/y are so complex that sometimes you've got to break them.
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you keep telling that yourself just like polacks and czechs
Resources updated
What's the difference between it and Czech? What difference is there between Slovaks and Czechs generally?

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English Learning and Skills Refining Student 09/15/2019 (Sun) 11:00:46 ID: 6d73fe No.16 [Reply]
It has come to my attention that many (myself included) are not Anglosphere natives. As such, it would make perfect sense having a thread dedicated to perfecting English as a second language.

Empty at the moment, will be updated
>What we need
Sites and resources to help foreigners learn the language
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>>474 >French book uh I don't understand frog symbolism.
>>475 Is your issue linguistic or methodical? I used the method described in this paper with great success, it helped me a lot. In general, attending or watching a course on research design will also help in demystifying a lot papers. For the terminology of specific fields if you are lucky you can find encyclopedias, otherwise you will need to pick it up like >>476 recommends. My impression was that even native speakers struggle with scientific papers, it's a very specific form of text.
>>484 I cannot understand the words. This happens with my native language too, but i remember being able to understand a scientific paper in both languages.
>>490 Technical terms? That's hard as every field has its own vocabulary, sometimes even reusing terms from other fields to mean something completely unrelated. If you study the field, you should pick it up naturally. E.g., an introductory course will explain a great deal of the most common technical terms. Otherwise, I recommend trying to find an encyclopedia (just search for "encyclopedia of" + field name, for example if you want to read papers about birds, "encyclopedia of ornithology") and searching the web a lot.

linguam latinam discere non potes Student 10/14/2019 (Mon) 02:22:53 ID: 7b811c No.76 [Reply] [Last]
Apologies to the BO for not having an image or resources like the ones you've been using
Use this thread to discuss, ask questions about, or share works of translation to/from the Latin Language.
A good textbook to use for getting started from absolute zero is Lingua Latina: per se illustrata by Hans H. Orberg. I don't have a pdf - if an anon would post one that would be appreciated. It reduces your reliance on dictionaries by teaching words solely by context or by definitions using words you've already learned. (I find a dictionary is useful in spite of this.) If followed to its completion, the course of study found therein will take you to reading Caesar with relative confidence.

It's split into about 30 chapters, with a section for questions at the end of each. If you're serious about learning the language, do these on paper. Check your answers with the attached answer key, then tuck the paper away somewhere. Go over them from time to time.

There are two supplements to the book:
>Lingua Latina: per se illustrata - grammatica latina
It is a small handbook with tables of verb conjugations, noun declensions, pronouns, et cetera. A handbook of essential grammar. This is useful if you don't want to constantly google these things to remind yourself of them / practice them and would prefer a print version you can look at more easily. Otherwise, not worth getting.
>lingua latina per se illustrata - latine disco: student's manual
This is a small book that contains English companion explanations for each chapter, and an essential rundown of the concepts it introduced. Can be especially useful given that some concepts in the main chapter may have been introduced too subtly. If you feel that you may be too much of a brainlet to catch everything, or simply want some reinforcement of what you learned, it may be worth picking up.
In my own case, I got it when I was about halfway through the main book. It helped on some minor points, but overall wasn't that helpful. Google can cover most bases, in my experience.
I also have no pdfs for either of these.

If you're just starting out, you should consider being able to read Julius Caesar's commentarii de bello gallico as your long term goal. Once you reach this point, you'll be well on your way to reading the more significant works of Latin literature.
Attached are some additional easy reading materials for before you reach that point. Both should be about simple enough to read when you are half way (or so) through lingua latina. Due to filesize limits, they will be in the following posts.

There is also a forum on the internet that has a section competely devoted to Latin speaking. It's quite dead, but here's a link if you're interested.
http:// latindiscussion.com/forum/
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Lingua Latina mortua est
>>627 ceterum censeo mātrem tuam esse delendam
>>493 Italiā* >>618 Is this a Latin dictionary in Latin? Or an English-Latin dictionary?
>>651 English-Latin dictionary.
To anyone looking for resources for pronunciation, immersion, et cetera, there's a youtube channel that uploads many readings with (what I believe to be) good pronunciation. I wondered, for a long time, what Latin poetry is actually supposed to sound like when read in meter, and this channel has many examples of that. There's a lot of superfluous, normalfag-bait type stuff, but he also has excellent readings of Lingua Latina per se illustrata, as well as readings of certain works of Latin literature. For example, the first book of Ars Amatoria: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=svdLEkEbl_g

Vi ne povas lerni Esperanton Student 09/18/2019 (Wed) 20:07:58 ID: 6e4c8b No.32 [Reply]
Thread dedicated to the Esperanto language (and all other ConLangs)


>La Tua Esperanto
>What we need
Sites and resources to help newcomers learn the language

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>>495 You should learn the language you are motivated (want) to learn. If you aren't interested in Esperanto, you don't have to study it. >>497 >Learning one secondary language makes it easier to learn others. Esperanto is an easy language to learn, so it makes a good second language. this
Project Gutenberg has many ebooks in esperanto, including some really good textbooks such as the one by Ivy Kellerman
Speaking of conlangs has anyone tried Volapuk?
It's a language that I would want to try as a challenge, although I will probably die only speaking it on random places in internet.
>>541 volapuko estas volapuke, t.e. malfacile lerni kaj uzi

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Tú no puedes aprender el español Student 07/16/2020 (Thu) 05:30:14 ID: 3dc1e8 No.266 [Reply]
This thread is dedicated to learning the Spanish Language >Resources A lot of these are placeholders until we get some better suited purpose; please suggest any other resources you use or know about. >Flash cards https://apps.ankiweb.net/ - if you don't already have it, download anki for your flashcards. You can search through user generated, premade decks here https://ankiweb.net/shared/decks/spanish, but you can also create your own as you go along a different program >Dictionaries https://www.spanishdict.com/ - a multi-use tool for Spanish. Includes a fairly sized dictionary with pronunciation, a conjugation tool for verbs, and grammar lessons with quizes. It also has forums hidden away at https://www.spanishdict.com/answers https://www.wordreference.com/es/translation.asp - another dictionary that is slightly more expansive. It also has a conjugation tool and forums as well. It has more pronunciation and conjugation information for dialects outside of Castilian and than Spanishdict. https://www.wiktionary.org/ - an open source multilingual dictionary. In theory this is a resource for any language, but it is particularly good for learning Spanish. It has a lot of Spanish words, including obscure ones, and offers more information on dialectical differences in vocabulary than anywhere else. It also has a conjugation tool for verbs, and organizes them into conjugation classes well. >Learning resources https://studyspanish.com/ - Has a payed program, but offers almost everything besides some practice exercises for free on the website. It has a series of pronunciation lessons, grammar lessons, and vocabulary sets. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish_phonology & https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish_orthography pages containing detailed but technical descriptions of spanish pronunciation and writing. Not targeted to learners in the slightest, but very informative if you can undestand them. >What we need <More additional comprehensive learning resources, such as textbooks <Reading and listening material

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>>428 ajmalina*
>>428 >>429 yeah I can definitely hear the difference in all of them. must be something u get with listening practice
>>425 >>428 bit late but I'll reply. I do hear the difference, especially in the first case. However, it's not that weird to hear the d in "admisión" pronounced as a z, same thing goes for the g in "fragmentario", you'll hear it often pronounced as j.
>>266 How does someone pronounce the "ll" correctly? Is it like Ly?
>>622 It's like a Gee in american english or Yi in chinaman. You meant "Ll" right? Word "Llano" would be something like Yah-Noh but without the very small "i" vocalization at the beginning that the Y makes. Also it's a matter of accent too, Cono Sur inhabitants spell it almost whispering which renders a sound similar to "Sh" (as in "shush!" or "shadow") while others, depending on the region, jump its pronunciation and you end up hearing something similar to an i as in the american english "Ee". So rather than Llano/Yah-Noh sometimes it will sound like Ee-Ah-Noh with some cold tongue folks while Conosur people spell it like Shah-Noh. I much rather have those silly distortions than having the ambiguity of vocals in the entire english language that, depending on the accent, can distort it into a Llena which is more confusing for the spanish-speakers thus the eternal confusion with anglo tourists.

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